NZ reserve bank governor's credibility questioned

NEW ZEALAND - The Reserve Bank of New Zealand governor's credibility on economic and social matters has been called into question by the deputy prime minister of New Zealand.

It follows a controversial speech Don Brash made to the Knowledge Wave conference, suggesting tax and benefit cuts are needed to improve the economic performance of the country.

Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton says many of Dr Brash's ideas are similar to policies that have failed in the past 20 years.

He says Dr Brash ma

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